Government officers within the Mexican border metropolis of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, stay silent as the Gulf Cartel continues to terrorize locals and perform violent crimes with full impunity. The legal group successfully silenced native information shops into not reporting any crime linked to them.
This week, a gaggle of cartel members are believed to have been liable for the homicide of considered one of their very own lookouts for unknown causes. According to legislation enforcement sources, 30-year-old Juan Manuel Martinez Gallegos labored on the south aspect of Matamoros as a lookout for the Gulf Cartel earlier than his homicide. The sufferer’s job was to alert his bosses concerning the actions of police and navy forces close to his location.
Authorities responded to a spot alongside the freeway between Matamoros and San Fernando close to the exit to the Mezquital port after locals reported a physique on the bottom.
The unknown killers stabbed Martinez a number of occasions all through his physique and left him close to the spot the place he labored as a lookout. Law enforcement sources revealed that there’s a police surveillance digital camera close to the situation of the homicide. However, for unknown causes, the digital camera didn’t document the killing. Martinez was initially from San Luis Potosi, and his family members have been reluctant to talk to authorities.
Just at some point earlier than Martinez’s killing, a gunman from the Gulf Cartel shot a 17-year-old girl who dared to argue with him. Since then, locals have been frightened of crossing anybody tied to the Gulf Cartel. No one filed a legal criticism in opposition to the alleged gunman, Carlos Manuel Rodriguez Ricalday.
The capturing befell within the Molinos Del Rey neighborhood, the place Rodriguez shot into the home the place 17-year-old Alexa Abigail Lugo Delgado lives. The capturing got here after the younger girl defended Rodriguez’s spouse when the gunman was bodily assaulting her throughout an argument. Authorities haven’t arrested Rodriguez on any costs.
Ildefonso Ortiz is an award-winning journalist with Breitbart Texas. He co-founded Breitbart Texas’ Cartel Chronicles undertaking with Brandon Darby and senior Breitbart administration. You can observe him on Twitter and on Facebook. He will be contacted at Iortiz@breitbart.com.
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